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The fight for good writing

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4878 (Published 02 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4878

Re: The fight for good writing

Writing is like wrestling. Wrestlers struggle with their opponents in order to pin them down on the mat. Likewise, writers struggle with their thoughts in order to pin them down on the page. Thoughts are like opponents: they have a mind of their own, and don't like to be controlled.

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13 August 2013
Hugh Mann
Physician
Retired
Eagle Rock, MO, USA